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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois

Our friendly, professional staff at VCA Ark Animal Hospital ​ in Chicago, Illinois is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.

Questions? Please contact Laurel Norman at laurel.norman@vca.com

Current students or new graduates, apply today!

VCA takes pride in expanding the growth and skill set of new veterinarians. We welcome newly graduated veterinarians (and current veterinary students) to apply to this position where they will receive individualized support with our 6-month mentorship program and a collaborative hospital team environment.

Our AAHA certified hospital was recently renovated, allowing a great space for staff. We have individual doctor stations, EMR and new state–of–the–art equipment including ultrasound and cold/therapeutic laser. We also have dedicated surgical and dental suites!

We have a family team atmosphere at VCA Ark Animal Hospital. We believe in work life balance; offering flexible schedules and we are closed on Sunday. Teamwork is a priority in our hospital. We have enthusiastic and highly trained technical staff, and a two-to-one tech to doctor ratio on shifts including two CVTs.

Chicago was voted “Best Large City in the U.S” three years in a row! We are close to downtown where you will find world-class museums, stadiums, dynamic entertainment, Millennium Park and an award-winning dining scene. We also have numerous parks, sandy beaches, hidden gardens and buzzing riverfront in almost every neighborhood of the city. Chicago has a close-knit feel despite being so large!

VCA Ark Animal Hospital (https://vcahospitals.com/ark?utm_source=maps&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=VCA_Ark_Animal_Hospital)

As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Wellness

  • Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days

  • WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

  • VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting

  • Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program

Additional Benefits

  • Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets

  • 100% paid professional liability coverage

  • 100% paid life insurance

  • 100% paid short-term disability insurance

  • Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

Current students or new graduates, apply today!

VCA takes pride in expanding the growth and skill set of new veterinarians. We welcome newly graduated veterinarians (and current veterinary students) to apply to this position where they will receive individualized support with our 6-month mentorship program and a collaborative hospital team environment.

Questions ?

Let’s connect! My name is Katie Claus and I’m the dedicated DVM recruiter for the Chicago area hospitals. Feel free to reach out to me at any time! My email is Katie.Claus@vca.com or feel free to schedule a call directly (http://calendly.com/katie-claus-vca/30min?back=1&month=2023-07) .

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com

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